Alnwick Recorded Music Society

Alnwick Recorded Music Society is a music appreciation club for those
who love classical music and want to discover more of its riches.

Our primary aim is to increase and enhance our understanding of classical music.

Meeting monthly we listen to recorded music, learning more about the
composers and their works written for us to appreciate and enjoy.

You do not need any specialist knowledge of classical music to become a member.


Meeting on the Second Tuesday of each month
from 7.30 - 9.30pm

in the Embleton Room
St James URC, Pottergate,Alnwick
with refreshments

Contacts

Chairman
David Carter
84 Allerburn Lea
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 2NQ
Tel: 01665 603696
Email

Programme Adviser
Mike Alexander
79 Allerburn Lea, Alnwick NE66 2NQ
Tel: 01665 510684

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PROGRAMME
For the season
2017

11th July 2017
The saxophone and the orchestra
Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1840. This evening will look at
how it has been used by classical composers within the orchestra.
8th August 2017
The Story of EMI, part 2
Martin Gillham continues his story of EMI, one of the three oldest record companies in the world. This evening follows the story after the 2nd world war, tracing some of the significant moments, personalities and, above all, music which marked the journey of this great and iconic firm.
12th September 2017
AGM followed by 'Small but perfectly formed'
'Small but perfectly formed' offers an opportunity for members to bring along
a favourite piece of classical music of no longer than 4-5 minutes.
3rd October 2017
Valentin Silvestrov
"Music is, above all, a chant, a song the world sings about itself." Valentin Silvestrov
Mike Alexander introduces us to the quiet, reflective, ethereal sound world of
the Ukrainian composer, Valentin Silvestrov, who turns 80 on 30th September.
14th November 2017
Pablo Casals
Peter Carter will talk about the life and work of Pablo Casals
who is regarded as the pre-eminent cellist of the first half of
the 20th century and by many the greatest cellist of all time.
12th December 2017
Haydn in England
David Carter will talk about Joseph Haydn's two visits to England
with examples from the London music scene of the period.

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